ORS 194.024¹
Investigation of applicant
  • consent

(1) To assist in determining the identity of an applicant for notary public, or if the applicant has been convicted of a felony or of a lesser offense incompatible with the duties of a notary public, upon consent of the person making application for appointment as notary public and upon request of the Secretary of State, the Department of State Police shall furnish to the Secretary of State any information that the department may have in its possession from its central bureau of criminal identification, including but not limited to manual or computerized information and any information to which the department may have access, including but not limited to the Law Enforcement Data System established in ORS 181.730 (Law Enforcement Data System established). For purposes of receiving the information described in this subsection, the Secretary of State is a "criminal justice agency" under ORS 181.010 (Definitions for ORS 181.010 to 181.560 and 181.715 to 181.730) to 181.560 (Procedure when information requested by other than criminal justice agency) and 181.715 (Criminal Justice Information Standards program) to 181.730 (Law Enforcement Data System established) and the rules adopted under ORS 181.555 (Establishment of procedures for access to criminal record information).

(2) A person making application for appointment as notary public shall be deemed, upon signing or with signature upon the application filed under ORS 194.014 (Application for appointment and commission), to have given the consent necessary for purposes of subsection (1) of this section. [1989 c.976 §8; 1993 c.188 §14]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 194—Notaries Public, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors194.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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